Hospitals are rapidly pursuing RFID solutions, which are helping healthcare providers to cut costs, improve patient care and improve overall efficiencies. This white paper examines 10 reasons why hospitals are deploying RFID, including asset location, improved response times and staff utilization.
Because assets are constantly moving within the hospital they are easily misplaced. Ekahau, Inc., estimates that nearly $4,000 worth of hospital equipment per bed is lost or stolen each year. Hospitals must then lease new equipment, which can cost hundreds of thousands annually.